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Facial Exercises to Tighten the Skin on Upper Eyelids

Exercising the body helps to keep it in shape, so its logical to assume that exercising the face will help to keep it more youthful looking. While no scientific evidence proves that exercising your face works, the theory is that contracting and relaxing facial muscles, including the ones on your eyelids and around your eyes, will improve muscle tone. You can do facial exercises while you watch TV or when you have a break at work for a quick lift, recommends the Care Fair website.

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Pregnancy and Sinus Pain

According to Lisa Rodriguez, R.N., contributing writer for the Dr. Spock website, sinus pain and infection are common pregnancy ailments. The hormones responsible for vaginal swelling also cause the lining of nasal passages and sinus cavities to swell, a condition called sinusitis. Increased swelling prevents nasal passages from draining properly, and this back-up of fluid can lead to an overgrowth of bacteria. The result is a painful sinus infection.

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Baby Stages During Pregnancy

Learning you are pregnant can be great news. Adjusting to the thought of becoming a new mother can have you walking on clouds one moment and chewing your fingernails in distress the next. Not only is your body changing right under your eyes, your baby is rapidly getting ready for life outside your womb. Like many mothers, you may want to begin keeping track of your child’s milestones even before he is born.

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The Month-by-Month Development of a Baby During Pregnancy

Each month of pregnancy leads to increased fetal development and prepares your future child for life outside of the womb, according to the Mayo Clinic. Each phase of pregnancy is critical, as certain developmental stages, such as the formation of sexual organs and fingerprints, usually happens during specific points of each expectant moms term.

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Skin Rules: Expert Secrets for Great Skin

No matter whether you’re fourteen or forty – we all want great skin! And who better to share tips and tricks for getting your natural glow on than an expert? Lucky for us, top New York dermatologist Debra Jaliman, MD, the author of Skin Rules, was willing to part with some of her secrets: